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Levosimendan

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01CX08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0141505-33-1

Chemical Formula

C14-H12-N6-O

Molecular Weight

280

Therapeutic Categories

Vasodilator

Cardiac stimulant

Chemical Names

(-)-(R)-4,5-Dihydro-3-{4-[N'-(dicyanmetylen)-hydrazono]phenyl}-4-metylpirdazin-6(1H)-on (IUPAC)

Mesoxalonitrile (-)-(p((R)-1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-4-metyl-6-oxo-3-pyridazinyl)phenyl)hydrazone (WHO)

Mesoxalonitrile [p[(R)-1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-4-metyl-6-oxo-3-pyridazinyl]phenyl]hydrazone (USAN)

Propanedinitrile, [[4-(1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-4-metyl-6-oxo-3-pyridazinyl)phenyl]hydrazono], (R)

Foreign Names

  • Levosimendanum (Latin)
  • Levosimendan (German)
  • Lévosimendan (French)
  • Levosimendan (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Levosimendan (OS: USAN)
  • Lévosimendan (OS: DCF)
  • (-)-OR 1259 (IS: Orion)

Brand Names

  • Daxim
    Abbott, Venezuela; Abbott Laboratories de Chile, Chile
  • Levosimendan Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Simdax
    Abbott, Argentina; Abbott, Latvia; Abbott, Turkey; Abbvie Farmacéuticos, Mexico; Altamedics, Slovenia; Aspen, New Zealand; Haemato Pharm, Austria; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska); Orion, Austria; Orion, Bulgaria; Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, Estonia; Orion, Spain; Orion, Georgia; Orion, Hungary; Orion, Israel; Orion, Iceland; Orion, Norway; Orion, Oman; Orion, Poland; Orion, Portugal; Orion, Romania; Orion, Serbia; Orion, Slovakia; Orion Corporation - SF, Italy; Orion Pharma, Switzerland; Orion Pharma, Germany; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden; Orion Pharma, Singapore; Orion Pharma Hellas, Greece; Salus, Slovenia; Sanolabor, Slovenia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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